January 3rd, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Minutes | Regular Meeting



                        MINUTES                   December 06, 2023


Present              Voting Attendees:

                          Mike Hack                               Consumer

                          Kathleen Lang                          California Health & Wellness

                          Raul Cordova                              WTC

                        Camilo Garcia                             Imperial County Workforce Department

James Dalke                             Imperial Valley College

                          Karina Leon                             Access to Independence

Sarah Enz                                    Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Cristina Leal                             ARC- Imperial Valley

Gustavo Gomez                        CTSA–ICTC


Non-Voting Attendees:            

Helio Sanchez                          IVT

Cesar Sanchez                          IVT

Jose Guillen                             IVT MedTrans

                         Karla Pacheco                          IVT Access

                        Karla Aguilar                           IVT Ride

                          Michelle Soto                             CCS

                          Katie Luna                                  ICTC

                         Esperanza Avila                       ICTC



1.       Ms. Enz called the meeting to order at 10:02 a.m. A quorum was present.


2.        Introductions were made.

-          Hybrid meeting.


3.       Minutes were adopted for September 06, 2023(Hack, Cordova) October 04, 2023(Hack, Leal),

& November 01, 2023(Hack, Leon), Motion Carried.



4.        CTSA Reports:     

Mr. Gomez had the following updates:

-          In November, there was little activity.

-          Presented at the Advisory Council Meeting with AAA. Discussed information on all transportation services.

-          IVT Ride/Access are continuing to help Alegria with transportation.

-          Continuing to assist in sign-ups for IVT Ride and Access via phone and In-person.

-          Staff are available for any questions or concerns regarding any of the services.

-          Staff is also available to provide brochures and information to any agency that requests it,


Mr. Aguirre had the following updates:

-          Upcoming bus stop improvements project on the way.

-          Calexico ITC Transportation Center is in the final stages of completed the grant agreement with the FTA. Construction is expected to break ground by June 2024

-          Possibly integrating technology improvements to our OnDemand services, similar to Calexico OnDemand. Logistics are still in the works.


5.       FY 2024-25 Master Needs List

-          Mr. Gustavo discussed the current Master Needs list and mentioned that changes can be done to the list.

-          Ms. Enz revised the list with the group and decided to remove the following:

·         SSTAC supports the construction of the following terminal that will be located in the City of Calexico.

-          SSTAC members were encouraged to take a look at the list and suggest any potential changes to it during the January meeting to get it finalized for the UTN process.


6.       Transit Operator FY 2023-24 Reports:


 Imperial Valley Transit.

-          Services are running busier than usual.

-          IVC transit is running great.

-          Continuing outreach about services

-          Free Faires are still ongoing.

IVT Access

-          Working with Alegria patients.

-          IVC will be on break and service will be slower than usual.


IVT Ride

-          Services are busier than usual.

-          Attending more outreach.

-          AAA covering ride charges.


IVT MedTrans

-          Services is busier than normal.

-          Free fairs until further notice


7.       General Discussion


8.       Adjournment

-          The meeting adjourned at 10:44 a.m. (Enz) Motion Carried

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jaunaury 03, 2024, at the Imperial County Transportation Commission Office, 1503 N. Imperial Ave., Suite 104, El Centro, CA 92243.